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Police & Courts

St. Croix Man Charged with Burglary and Domestic Violence

The V.I. Police Department on Monday arrested 29-year-old Akeem A. James and charged him in the break-in and theft from the home of an acquaintance.
Marijuana leaves (Yahoo photo)

St. Croix Man Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Charge

Jaheem Benjamin, 31 of St. Croix, pleaded guilty Tuesday in District Court to one federal count of manufacture of marijuana and one local count of illegal use of utility equipment, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

STT Man Gets 20 Years for 2017 Killing over Unpaid Wages

Michael Hendrickson will spend the next 20 years behind bars as punishment for killing Dwight Green during an argument over unpaid wages, according to a news release from the V.I. Department of Justice.

STT Man Sentenced for Transporting a Minor for Sex

Osvaldo Tavarez, 48, of St. Thomas, was sentenced Wednesday after his conviction for transporting a minor for illegal sexual activity, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
The District Court on St. Croix.

STX – Carino Gets 30 years for Attempted Murder, Firearm Possession

Daniel Carino, a 37-year-old St. Croix man, was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years of incarceration for possession of a firearm during a crime of violence and to a consecutive sentence of 20 years for attempted murder.

Crime Stoppers Seeks Help with Pair of Homicides

The anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, seeks the public’s help to resolve two homicides that took place in the territory.
Thierre Jonte Louis (VIPD photo)

19-Year-Old Charged with Assaulting Female Minor

Police officers on St. Thomas on Monday arrested 19-year-old Thierre Jonte Louis and charged him with assaulting a 17-year-old female acquaintance.

Bougouneau Charged with STT Bank Burglary

Clement Bougouneau, 51, made his initial District Court appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller Monday to answer chages of burglary and larceny at a St. Thomas branch of Banco Popular, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

Two Plead Guilty in STT District Court Cases

Rudy Cook, 51, of St. Thomas, pleaded guilty before District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez to two counts of calling in bomb threats. Edgar Ramirez, also known as Rodolfo O. Salinas, 36, pleaded guilty Monday to falsely claiming U.S. citizenship.

STX Police say DNA Links Glen David to Firearm

The V.I. Police Department on Friday arrested Glen A. David on a firearms charge after DNA evidence linked him to a weapon seized last summer, according to police.

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